Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Alternative fuel project counters deforestation threat to gorilla park

This extremely important project to work with local communities to produce biochar (charcoal made from waste materials rather than forest resources) to help preserve great apes is very similar to our upcoming projects in Tanzania and Rwanda, Nigeria, Botswana and Congo to halt deforestation using our waste-to-biogas so...lutions. If you care at all about our vanishing wildlife PLEASE do everything you can to support sensible projects like this one and ours because it will have a DIRECT impact while improving the livelihoods of the poor. Please read this article by National Geographic's David Braun and comment and and share and see how you can get involved!

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An insidious threat to Virunga National Park, home to the largest population of rare mountain gorillas and numerous other species of wildlife, has been the illegal charcoal trade...

Thomas Henry Culhane
Thomas Henry Culhane
Come on... you know you want to comment on this... you know you wanna... you've been thinking about saving the rainforest for decades now right; thinking about the "1 football field sized area destroyed every second" statistic, wondering how you could help...
February 2 at 9:33am

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